2 Mar, 2017

THE SWEET BUY AND BUY

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ANNUAL SANDY SPRINGS EVENT IS A RESALE REVELATION

If you love a good bargain, you’re in luck. Deals galore are to be had at Sandy Springs’ 26th annual Tossed Out Treasures, a resale event and fundraiser hosted by the philanthropic Sandy Springs Society. The event draws shoppers from as far as Florida and South Carolina for its abundance of high-quality goods with names such as Waterford, Gucci and […]

2 Mar, 2017

CULTURE CLUB

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Once recognized as an “immortal health elixir” by ancient Chinese culture, kombucha (pronounced come-boo-cha) today is known for its abundant antioxidants and active probiotics.

This fermented black or green tea with a peculiar name and taste has a slightly tangy flavor that varies by brand and blend. Find a flavor that appeals to you and start to experience health benefits, such as improved digestion, weight loss, increased […]

2 Mar, 2017

LOWCOUNTRY BLISS

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Montage Palmetto Bluff plays nice with exclusive Music to Your Mouth festival… Nov. 17-19, 2017

The grand, new Inn at Montage Palmetto Bluff looks out over the lagoon waterway and one of the property’s three swimming pool areas.

Upon arriving at Montage Palmetto Bluff last November, a buzz filled the air about the weekend’s Music to Your Mouth festival. I could see that some guests were […]

2 Mar, 2017

FOOD NEWS – MARCH 2017

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Eclipse di Luna Buckhead celebrated 20 years in Atlanta on Jan. 29.

Eclipse di Luna
764 Miami Circle, No. 138
Atlanta 30324
404.846.0449
eclipsediluna.net

Sweet Hut Bakery & Cafe, an Asian-inspired desserts bakery, will open in April at Lenox Square’s Fashion Café.

Sweet Hut Bakery & Cafe
Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Road
Atlanta 30326
sweethutbakery.com

Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern is scheduled to open a second location in Town Brookhaven in May.

Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern

2 Mar, 2017

KING OF THE GRILL

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It’s been a long time coming, but Stephen Franklin now reigns supreme at his new barbecue joint…

Famed foodie Anthony Bourdain once said, “Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.” Buckhead resident Stephen Franklin couldn’t agree more, and he’s on his way to proving it at his new restaurant DAS BBQ. “There’s something mystical about barbecue and its ability to break […]

2 Mar, 2017

ART CLUB

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Local group gathers to learn inside info on art and collecting…

For years, programs have existed to demystify the art of wine tasting, pairing and buying and to make it more approachable, particularly for those new to the world of vintages. Mary Stanley, a veteran artists’ representative who lives in Ansley Park, realized that what worked for wine can also apply to art.

In 2006, Stanley launched the […]

2 Mar, 2017

MAKAYA, DABA AND MANAMA FOFANA

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Sandy Springs residents Manama, Makaya and Daba Fofana are real junior achievers. At just 10, 12 and 14 respectively, they’ve already compiled some pretty impressive stats. Manama is an elite gymnast who is currently being homeschooled so she can practice the 20-plus hours a week required to train to become an Olympic-caliber athlete. Her sister, Makaya, is a high level gymnast as well, who, at age […]

2 Mar, 2017

INDIVIDUALIZED CURRICULUM HELPS KIDS SUCCEED

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Early intervention leads to future academic success…

Katie Cyphers and her niece Charlotte Cyphers, a student at Academics Plus.

Katie Cyphers, founder of Academics Plus in Buckhead, has a passion for children who are falling through the cracks in the classroom. “All children can learn and be lifelong learners,” she says. “We just have to focus on their strengths and find ways to overcome their […]

2 Mar, 2017

SUN, SURF, SAUVIGNON BLANC AND MORE

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Florida’s Emerald Coast draws wine lovers to the seaside…

The sun, the sand and hundreds of bottles of Champagne and wines: That’s a perfect blend for wine—and food—lovers looking to combine their favorite activities. Each year, that’s the goal of the Sandestin Wine Festival, held at various venues around the Emerald Coast, and the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival at the Grand Boulevard in Sandestin.

Held […]

2 Mar, 2017

CELEBRATE SOUTHERN

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Sea Island fest offers food, drink and music… June 16-18, 2017

At the 2016 Southern Grown festival, visitors could opt for a lunch featuring recipes from Garden & Gun’s The Southerner’s Cookbook.

Even when it’s quiet, Sea Island is lovely. But on this June evening, as the sun sets on the impossibly green grass surrounding The Lodge, the island property famous for its world-class golf, […]